Alcohol can kill you directly or indirectly. Accidents including traffic fatalities, fire, overdose, or injuries are attributed to drinking. But how does alcohol affect body systems? We review here.
MDMA (ecstasy) affects the brain by increasing the activity of at least three neurotransmitters: serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine. But what happens in the brain after long term use? We explore here.
Yes, meth shows up on most urine-based test 2-3 days after use (longer for chronic or high dose users). More on types of meth testing and its detection window here.
Each person is responsible for their own actions, including drinking problems: the person who is actually doing the drinking. Get some perspective on the blaming game in alcoholic families here.
Currently, pharmaceutical treatments for crack detox are limited. But you don't need to detox alone. What treatment options are available to you? We review here.
Detoxing from heroin does not need to be severe or uncomfortable. But you increase your risk of relapse when you detox from heroin on your own. More on the protocols used during clinical heroin detox, as well as time, symptoms, and their treatment here.
Can nutritional supplements really help during opiate withdrawal? We speak with the manufacturer of Elimidrol about how this product works, its safety, and efficacy here.
Detox from ecstasy can provoke symptoms such as depression, fatigue, and lack of motivation. How can you detox from ecstasy safely? We review here.
Repeated heroin use changes the physical structure and physiology of the brain. More here on the side effects from long-term heroin use, which aren't only health-related.
Is it possible for an addict to hit bottom but rise up again and take control of life? Are treatment programs enough to help addict along their way of recovery? We review a book that may be able to help answer these questions (and help you relate to a great story) here.
It is possible to quit cocaine without the help of a detox or rehab, but the do-it-yourself method isn’t recommended, because it can be dangerous. More on safe ways to get off cocaine here.
The elimination half-life of buprenorphine can vary from 20 to 72 hours. More on the duration of action for buprenorphine and how buprenorphine is metabolized here.